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Cops ID body found in burning car behind Freeport temple

Nassau homicide detectives have identified a man whose body was found Friday night in a burning vehicle behind a Freeport synagogue.

Rahmeil Sutton, 28, of Rochester, was found in a burning Dodge around 7 p.m. behind Temple B'nai Israel on North Bayview Avenue. Authorities have said they don't believe the body was linked to the synagogue.

Sutton's upper torso had signs of trauma and authorities have been investigating whether he was dead before the Dodge was set on fire. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244 TIPS.

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